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campaign trail. undercover videos. >> if this was all untrue, why did you apologize? >> first of all, i think everyone has agreed that they were heavily -- >> my question is my did you apologize. >> reporter: mostly low income women that includes 327,000 abortions, no federal money is used for abortion but planned parenthood does get major taxpayer tax payer help, . >> we don't just get a big check from the federal government, we're reimbursed directly for surv services provided. >> if we don't continue this life saving service, women will be denied health care across this great nation.
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>> reporter: and its leader who seemed unphased by tough questions. >> the disrespect, the misogyny rampant here today tells us what is really going on here. >> certainly you don't expect us to be easier on you because you're a woman. >> absolutely not. that's not how my mama raised me. and appearing on the rachel maddo show and addressed a funding debate and whether it's all about scoring political points. >> i do think it may be something they find politically effective in their caucus or primary but it's a terrible political move in the broader public. folks loved planned parenthood and not because of our brand, it's because they come to us for health care. one in five women has come to planned parenthood at some point in their lifetime and i think
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losing battle. >> some republicans originally threatened to shut down the government starting tonight at midnight, but a stop gap bill expected to go through. and they will meet with president obama on a two-year budget deal. democratic front runner, hillary clinton is calling to repeal the so called cadillac tax. it is largely opposed by large corporations and labor unions alike, but it provides key funding for obama care. and bernie sanders introduced a bill last week to repeal the tax. mean while, sanders who has never run a negative political add hinted he might change his mind about that. and during a meeting, sanders
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negative add but quote, weal are are -- we'll see. and after donald trump saying he would boycott the network. >> so, you're back. >> i'm back. >> how does it feel? >> well, it feels good. you've always been fair to me, bill. you've always treated me with respect and fairly and you know that. >> well, that's going to change tonight. >> and vice president joe biden was at the united nations yesterday and at one point, the danish foreign minister got a few laughs after he mistakingly addressed him as the president. >> mr. president, vice president, sorry. well, could have been, can be, who knows. if you have something news to tell us here, please let us know. >> seems like that was an honest mistake there. we're still waiting on that news
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though. world leaders trying to to figure out how to target the isis threat and despite thousands of u.s. air strikes, their ranks keep growing. there are an estimated 30,000 new isis recruits. that's twice as many as a year ago and including 250 americans, 50 of which are now back in the u.s. according to congressional investigators. they've taken advantage of the civil war in syria and u.s. ally, saudi arabia says there are two options for syrian president assad, step down, according to a 2012 juneevau agreement or it face military options. and according to a british medical journal in a review of more than 78,000 violent
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civilian deaths, they found a quarter of the victims were women and children. to an intense man hunt underway in louisiana after a convicted killer was mistakingly set free. he was released from dixon correctional institute due to a clairical error. he was serving a 40 year sentence. they say the error wasn't discovered until monday, given johnson a five day head start. let's check back in with bill karins on the latest on tropical storm wall joaquin. if you live in eastern north carolina, delaware or even the jersey shore, now is the time to make sure you have all your hurricane supplies. now is the time to do it, if the storm does come, all the stores get crazy. they have it now going to a category two storm, borderline,
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almost category three. it's stronger predicted than it was at this time yesterday. they have it off the coast but this could easily change during the day. lot of the models have trended closer to the coast. here's our american gfs model is this is almost a worst case scenario taking it to norfolk richmond, area. that looks very ominous. and the most statistically accurate modeling, the european model takes the storm almost more towards bermuda. that's an 800 mile difference compaired to our american and european models. it is still a very good possible. now a closer look at the day ahead. rain continues to soak areas of
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. welcome back everybody. the lawyers for kentucky county clerk kim davis claim she privately met with pope francis while he was in united states. he apparently gave her two roseries and encouraged her to quote stay strong. nbc news can't confirm that this meeting took place.
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and cops discovered this van full of dozens of marijuana plants. the driver and passenger bolted out to a nearby rice field. fugitive whistleblower, edward snowden joined twitter and his first tweet is can you hear me now? he has racked up more than 800,000 followers. and the only twitter account he's following is the nsa. have you ever wondered what it is like to dine that famous hog hogwart's? you can enjoy for $240 per person. and a surfer captured this close encounter with a 50-foot gray whale off the car noddo
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>>ts> this morning on "today," the growing debate over youth and high school football, how concerns over player's safety are causing towns to disban their teams. and one fan trying to impress his lady friend did everything but as he bobbled a number of foul balls from his front row seat. she seemed embarrassed at one point. the yanks didn't fair any better. and the sox scored six runs in the first inning after a pounding. the dodgers clayton kershaw struck out 13 batters in a one
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los angeles clinched its third straight title that eliminates the san francisco giants from contention. andbthe fcaa dropped the hammer on smu. they're banned from post season play next year. they say there wer multipki infractions tied to academic fraud, including lying to the ncaa. and the funeral for yankee great yogi berra, and a plethora of baseball legends attended including joe tory. >> he was so real, he was so loved. friends of mine contacted me when yogi passed to thank me for introducing him to them. he affected so many people in such a positive way. >> yogi berra was 90 years old.
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. well, associated with tropical moisture but not joaquin is this batch of very avy rain producing about a quick inch of rain iv
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now it's over hartford, prreovidence. thankfully, our computer gets rid of this pretty quickly. by noon, it clears out of the boston area. airport travel probably woebt n't be too bad. all eyes will be on joaquin in the days ahead. even if ie headed for carolina or virginia, it would still be three days from now. in entertainment news, martian director, ridley scott said he knew about the mars announcement two years ago. it was too late to work the find findings into the plot. and yesterday, a teaser, hopefully the next short will tell us where we can get our hover boards and flying cars. lady gaga is going to
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year, being honored for her performances, tv role and fill phylanthropic work. the new x files limited series, you can bet fans will be cooking up conspiracy theories from now until the premier. and duj dj and luke brian had an 18% chance of landing og a malicious web page. and is jimmy fallon pitching that fast and furious installment? >> vin diesel recently says he plans to end the "fast and furious" franchise with three more movies. yoi don't want to say they're
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day, woman ends up in the hospital. it's not funny. >> but you're laughing. >> confusing builder's foam in hee r hair. she does not look happy. they're going to have to cut that out. oh, my goodness. hopefully she's okay. president obama met with cuban president at the assembly yesterday and castro recommended to obama that they return land currently occupied by naval base at guantanamo bay and that he should lift sanctions on the island nation. he said thi is necessary for the relations to continue. and the trial for the death of freddy gray, officer porter is first. he didn't properly secure him in the police van.
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a 7-year-old massachusetts boy is being cumended after returning to $8,000 worth of cash that he found. the boy and his uncle took the money to police and the boy was given a $100 reward. and a wedding in ohio over the weekend had a surprise twist. the bride's father stopped the ceremony right before he was to walk her down the aisle and instead, grab the bride's step dad, so the twoaccompany down the aisle together. >> he said you deserve this as much as i do, you're going to help us walk our daughter down the aisle. >> there are so many bad stories about that family dindynamic, that
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breaking news on staten island. fire rips through a church, and the pouring rain is doing nothing to help. heaviest rain still to come. you definitely need to plan ahead for that ride to work. storm team 4 and lauren scala ra watching it all. >> and the billionaire blues. why donald trump is not happy with the "forbes" list of the world's richest people. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everyone. wednesday morning. it is september 30th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. chris has the morning off. dave price is here with the forecast. some people driving through some heavy rain. >> very much so. good morning, folks. let's get right to it. heaviest rain still to come later in the week. right now the good news is much of this is pulling to the north at this hour. our three radar sweeps showing we have seen the worst in the city. we a going to see a little later on better weather roll in our direction. that's the good news. we are going to continue to watch this storm. we're not seeing the clicker
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and manually, if we can, from the weather center move to the north where at this point you're seeing is half an inch to three-quarters of an inch an hour beginning to fall in places like duchess and putnam county. out to the east in suffolk county right now, very, very heavy rains. the good news is out of the metropolitan area, it has pulled away as far as the rest of the day. let's look at what you can expect. areas of rain and 73 degrees. still showers popping up through the day. that's a possibility. 76 degrees should be our high temperature. mainly cloudy tonight and very, very big changes in the forecast. watch out if you're driving to the north of the city. visibility very limited. that's a quick look at what you can expect today. lauren talking about all the problems on the roadways. >> yes, we have quite a few problems out there on the roadways, including some flooding. i'll get to that in a moment. we have an accident that shuts down route 9 in briar cliff manor. that's shut down in both directions.
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then heading over to new jersey on route 22, we have a transformer fire that shuts down the road westbound by old route 28. just talking quickly about some of that flooding, some southbound on the west side highway as well as the harlem river drive. where we have the bigger issue is the cross island parkway southbound between northern boulevard and the long island expressway. there's flooding it and a mudslide. we'll have more weather and traffic ahead. >> lauren, thank you very much. now to that breaking news on staten island. a three-alarm fire inside a church on delafield avenue. tracie strahan is there. is the heavy rain helping or hurting firefighters? >> reporter: i can tell you it appears they do somewhat have things under control here at the house of miracles on delafield and elizabeth streets. 140 firefighters have worked so hard on this. the flames so intense at some points, the steeple of this
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let's show you some of the video that was taken via cell phone that we obtained just a few moments ago. it was taken by a man who lives right behind the church. firefighters told them to leave the area. the office of emergency management actually told people in this area via twitter to close their doors, to close their windows, the smoke that intense. this was a three-alarm fire. 140 firefighters at this church that was luckily believed to be vacant at the time. as we bring you back live now, you can see there is a heavy presence of firefighters. also, we've seen a lot of police here on scene. we're going to figure out what's behind all of that. again, three-alarm fire here on delafield avenue. it's not clear if it's under control at this point, but like i said, we're about to speak to the chiefs. they're right behind me. we'll bring you an update as soon as that becomes available. back to you. >> tracie, thank you. right now, the heavy rain
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